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Will Terrorists Strike the Internet Today?

A Russian newspaper reports that terrorists will paralyzethe internet on August 26th, according to Russian antivirusexperts.

Aleksandr Gostev says he got the information from certainwebsites, but he wouldn't say which ones. He says they'll betargeting the U.S. and Western Europe. Yevgeny Kasperskysays similar attacks earlier paralyzed the internet in SouthKorea, and believes it's "impossible" to stop them, butMikhail Bychinsky, of Dr.Web antivirus labs, says, "I do notbelieve in mass internet attacks because the main serversare defended, and Kaspersky Labs has been foretellingdoomsday for a long time."

The reason we don't know what?s going on is because we'reruledby secrecy.

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